A Grim North

Musings from a northerner living in the deep south…

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Supporting the marathon

Posted by Alan on May 3, 2010

Being midway through the marathon I got to see some of the clear up, the bit most people forget! So this is a brief pictorial to say thanks to all those people who make sure all the running and fundraising happens.

St John's Ambulance - on bicycles

St John's Ambulance - on bicycles

The roadsweeper tractors

The roadsweeper tractors - note the runners in the top right hand corner

The scrubber - removing the extra road markings

The scrubber - removing the extra road markings

The ambulance folk, doctors and nurses

The ambulance folk, doctors and nurses

The barrier removal men

The barrier removal men

The bin men

The bin men - I hope that bunting is going into the recycling!

…and to everyone else off camera.

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2010 London Marathon

Posted by Alan on April 26, 2010

Not in the mood for lots of words tonight… so here’s a pictorial review of the London Marathon from the shots I got.

London Marathon, Near Tower Hill

London Marathon, Near Tower Hill

London Marathon, near St Katharine's Dock

London Marathon, near St Katharine's Dock

Beware the flag!

Beware the flag!

The Fastest Man

The Fastest Man

Many Runners

East Smithfield - Many Runners

Caterpiller chain

Nothing but the road

Nothing but the road

The Angel of the North

The Angel of the North

Richard Branson, Butterfly

Richard Branson, Butterfly

Getting there...

Getting there...

I took a ton of photos – the full set is on flickr but I’m going to add a second post here soon – with some of the elements of the marathon less celebrated – the support crews captured in action.

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